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Torres González, Begoña

Begoña Torres González, director of the Fundación Lázaro Galdiano, holds a PhD in Art History and is a member of the professional body of Spanish museum curators. She received a special end-of-degree award, an honours award for her doctoral thesis, and the Marqués de Lozoya prize for cultural research. She has directed the Centro Tabacalera in Madrid (2010‒20) and the Museo Nacional del Romanticismo (1997‒2010), being responsible for the reopening of the latter in 2009. She has likewise held important posts both in other cultural institutions and museums and in the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport. She has taught widely and has curated many exhibitions, including Leonardo Alenza (1997), José Elbo (1998), Eugène Delacroix (1999), El amor y la muerte en el Romanticismo (2001), La Guerra de la Independencia (2008), all at the Museo Nacional del Romanticismo, and Larra (Segovia, Torreón de Lozoya, 2010). Among her main publications are several books on Joaquín Sorolla (2005, 2015), Mariano Fortuny (2007), and Ángel Saavedra (2010), as well as guides and catalogues on the Museo Nacional del Romanticismo (2009, 2010).

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